Remakes and Reboots and Sequels, oh my! [PODCAST]

The Off Topic gang is back with a takedown on movie remakes, reboots and sequels in disguise. Listen in as Dante, Miguel, Beth and I unleash our frustration, rage, and appreciation for the films that stood on the shoulders of giants, either to fall and shatter, or stand triumphant.

Don’t forget to follow them at:

Beth Accommando: Cinema Junkie
Miguel Rodriguez: Owl & Bear, Monster Island Resort
Dante Moran: Inferno Productionz

Also check out the Film Geeks at the Digital Gym in the Media Arts Center San Diego.

 

 

The Name Game [PODCAST]

Beth, Dante, Miguel and I continue our assault on the absurdity of the medium we love, hate, and love to hate. In this podcast we tackle the bizarre, infuriating, and hilarious practice of creating titles for movie sequels. Have a listen.

Don’t forget to follow them at:

Beth Accommando: Cinema Junkie
Miguel Rodriguez: Owl & Bear, Monster Island Resort
Dante Moran: Inferno Productionz

Also check out the Film Geeks at the Digital Gym in the Media Arts Center San Diego.

 

 

Off Topic: Armond White, Professionalism and the Amateur Film Critic [PODCAST]

Ousted film critic and alleged contrarian, Armond White.

Ousted film critic and alleged contrarian, Armond White.

So I conned a group of friends to get together and discuss the rise of amateur film criticism and the fall of Armond White from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Please visit them at their respective websites:

Beth Accommando: Cinema Junkie
Miguel Rodriguez: Owl & Bear, Monster Island Resort
Dante Moran: Inferno Productionz

Also check out the Film Geeks at the Digital Gym in the Media Arts Center San Diego.

 

 

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